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Motor racing - Verstappen threatens to cut the radio chat

MEXICO CITY Red Bull's Max Verstappen has threatened a radio blackout after causing a stir with his comments during last weekend's U.S. Grand Prix.


Ecclestone keen to add to the risk factor 3:36am BST

MEXICO CITY Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, no stranger to controversial comments, has suggested building walls on racetrack corners to add a greater sense of danger.

Motor racing - Appeal of Le Mans to endure after Audi exit 26 Oct 2016

MEXICO CITY Audi's announcement that it is abandoning Le Mans for Formula E is a big boost for the fledgling electric series, which is attracting growing manufacturer interest, and a blow for endurance racing.


Anything possible in F1 title race, says Hamilton 26 Oct 2016

MEXICO CITY Fresh from his 50th Formula One win, triple world champion Lewis Hamilton remains convinced anything is possible in the title race even if he could lose his crown as early as Sunday.


100th Giro d'Italia to be another mountainous affair 25 Oct 2016

The 100th edition of the Giro d'Italia promises to be another mountainous affair as riders will need to climb the Stelvio pass twice during a gruelling 16th stage in the third week, according to the course unveiled by organisers on Tuesday.


Taylor Swift helps U.S. Grand Prix to a record crowd 24 Oct 2016

AUSTIN, Texas Sunday's U.S. Formula One Grand Prix reversed a trend of declining audiences with its biggest crowd yet, according to organisers who said 269,889 attended over the three days at the Circuit of the Americas.


Rosberg blocks out reliability fears as 'match point' looms 24 Oct 2016

AUSTIN, Texas Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg is refusing to be rattled by reliability concerns as he prepares for his first 'match point' of the season in Mexico this weekend.


Malaysia mulls scrapping Formula One race amid falling ticket sales, viewership 24 Oct 2016

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia is considering halting the annual Formula One Grand Prix race after its contract ends in 2018 due to declining ticket sales and TV viewership.